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Monday 11 December 2017

Man jailed for murdering partner's son (2) after months of 'sickening abuse'

Undated handout photo issued by West Midlands Police of Jeremiah Regis-Ngawah, as his killer Chevaze Sanchez McGregor is to be sentenced. Photo: West Midlands Police/PA Wire
Undated handout photo issued by West Midlands Police of Jeremiah Regis-Ngawah, as his killer Chevaze Sanchez McGregor is to be sentenced. Photo: West Midlands Police/PA Wire
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A man who murdered his partner's two-year-old son after biting him and fracturing his skull during months of sickening abuse has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 21 years.

Chevaze Sanchez McGregor inflicted a string of injuries on Jeremiah Regis-Ngaujah before a heavy blow which ruptured his intestines, causing his "agonising" death 24 hours later.

Undated handout photo issued by West Midlands Police of Chevaze Sanchez McGregor, who admitted killing Jeremiah Regis-Ngawah, a two-year-old boy who suffered a sickening catalogue of injuries, as he is to be sentenced. Photo: West Midlands Police/PA Wire
Undated handout photo issued by West Midlands Police of Chevaze Sanchez McGregor, who admitted killing Jeremiah Regis-Ngawah, a two-year-old boy who suffered a sickening catalogue of injuries, as he is to be sentenced. Photo: West Midlands Police/PA Wire

Birmingham Crown Court heard 27-year-old McGregor - who believed pain could teach children right from wrong - repeatedly struck London-born Jeremiah with a rod and a belt at the toddler's home in Wednesfield, Wolverhampton.

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